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Jul 10, 2011 10:00am EDT
and remove them away. the big pyramid is for kufu and his son. >> so this is all a family affair? >> yes, exactly. you will also see tombs of the queens and to the east, the children and the nobles. to the west, the officials who helped to build. all of this is the soul of the community. they will all in join their life in paradise with the king. the question of immortality bill to egypt. >> what blows you away? >> i have lived in this house. what is amazing about this place, when i come here every day, i see the pyramids are different from yesterday. that is the magic of the pyramids. >> how has the spinks weathered the last 4500 years? >> the sphinx suffered a lot. some of the problems came about because of bad restoration. more than water, timidity, heat. people would use cement to repair it. cement can eat into the stone. in 1998, the sphinx lost its right shoulder, one year after it came from the states. it was like a red flag to everyone. i spent 10 years restoring the sphinx, taking out the cement, putting in stone. i can say that the sphinx is safe, but it is the oldest sixth per
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